Michelangelo Antonioni

L'Avventura - Antonioni's existential drama about the search for a girl lost on an island.  Gradually the searchers become preoccupied with their own problems. Starring Monica Vitti. (DVD 560)

L'Eclisse - A young woman, after breaking off an affair with an older man, finds herself in Rome and alone. She becomes friends with a young stockbroker, but after he has an accident, she once again finds herself alone. (DVD 4217)

La Notte - An emotionally estranged couple (Marcello Mastroanni and Jeanne Moreau) faces heartache, desperation, and personal loss all in the course of one night. (DVD 5176)

Red Desert - A neurotic young woman who is married to an engineer in the industrial wasteland of northern Italy, searches in vain to find meaning in her life. (DVD 17069) 

Le Amiche - Clelia (Eleonora Rossi-Drago) embarks from Rome to set up a fashion-salon in Torino. Shortly after arrival, she finds herself caught up in the melodramas of a bourgeoise circle of acquaintances (including the iconic Valentina Cortese), and their attendant attempts at suicide, their class prejudices, and the romantic alliances that threaten to transform the social clique into an emotional tar-pit. (DVD 19734)

I Venti - A unique triptych film features three murders, one taking place in Paris, another in Rome, and another in London. All of the perpetrators are affluent youths, each killing for their own dubious motives. In the France segment, a group of adolescents kill for money, even though they don't need it. In the London segment, a poet uncovers a woman's body and tries to profit from the discovery. And in the Italian segment, a student becomes caught up in a smuggling ring, with deadly results. (DVD 19426) 

The Passenger - A reporter (Jack Nicholson) assumes the identity of a dead man. The more he does this, the further he is from his true identity. When he finds himself in danger, will he be able to become himself once again, or will it be too late? Also starring Maria Schneider. (DVD 8954)

Identification of a Woman - After his wife leaves him, a film director finds himself drawn into affairs with two enigmatic women, while at the same time searching for the right subject (and actress) for his next film. (DVD 20566) 

Blow-Up - A London photographer takes some pictures of a couple in a park and discovers that he may have recorded evidence of a murder. Starring David Hemmings and Vanessa Redgrave.  (DVD 2900)

Beyond the Clouds - Four stories of love and illusion are told from the perspective of a wandering film director. First two beautiful young lovers are unable to consummate their passion because the young man prefers impossible perfection. In the second story a women tells her stalker that she murdered her father. In the third story an effort is made to appease a wife and a mistress. The last story tells of a young man infatuated with a woman who is soon to enter a convent. (DVD 204)

La Signora Senza Camlie - Story of a shop clerk named Clara who finds a chance casting in a small movie role develop into a full-blown career as screen-siren. Tension erupts when her husband can no longer tolerate watching her frivolous cinema escapades, and pushes her into a "serious, artistic" production of the life of Joan of Arc. (DVD 19735)